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Nigeria’s Iwobi comes back to haunt Chipolopolo

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi came off the bench to fire hosts Nigeria to a record sixth World Cup appearance in a frenetic encounter with Zambia played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday. The Chipolopolo, who had dominated the majority of the match, will feel hard done by after Augustine Mulenga’s 23rd minute […]

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FAZ president tips Zambia to beat Nigeria

As the Zambia National team takes to the field against Nigeria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier this Saturday, I would like to take this opportunity to wish the boys the best of luck as they do duty for Mother Zambia. Our journey to the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup may have started on […]

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Chipolopolo off to Nigeria

The Zambia National Team has wound up its camp in Accra Ghana and headed to Nigeria for Saturday’s crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B clash in Uyo. Coach Wedson Nyirenda has had three days in Ghana to acclimatize to West African geographical conditions and put together final pieces of his puzzle. The team […]

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FIFA slaps K70,000 fine on FAZ over fan misconduct

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has been fined US$7,000 after fans threw objects on the pitch during the Chipolopolo’s match against Algeria in Lusaka.   FAZ is among eight African countries that have been handed punishments by FIFA for various offences committed during September’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers.   And FAZ has appealed […]

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Mwepu joins camp as Chilufya is ruled out of Nigeria clash

Austria based midfielder Enock Mwepu has joined the Zambia national team camp in Accra Ghana ahead of Saturday’s crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B match against Nigeria. Team Manager Chris Chibuye confirmed to Fazfootball from the team base in Accra that Sweden based Edward Chilufya will not be part of the team as […]

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Fashion, Sunzu join camp

More foreign-based players have joined the Chipolopolo camp in Accra Ghana ahead of Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B match against Nigeria in Uyo. Russia-based duo Fashion Sakala and Stoppilla Sunzu of Spartak Moscow and Arsenal Tula respectively joined the squad and were part of the afternoon training session at the Marcel Desailly […]

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CAF reveals new bidders for 2018 CHAN after Kenya withdrawal

The Confederation of African Football has revealed the identities of the three countries that have bade for the January 2018 CHAN competition after Kenya was stripped of the rights to host on September 23. Zambia has qualified for the 2018 CHAN after beating South Africa in the final qualifying round over two legs. CAF stripped […]

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Chipolopolo leave for Ghana camp ahead of Nigeria clash

The Zambia National Team has left for Accra Ghana where they will set up base before Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. Coach Wedson Nyirenda travelled in the first batch that had six players and some technical staff at 06:30 hours with the second batch on the 13:00 hours South African Airways […]

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Chipolopolo final team to face Nigeria named

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 23 member squad for next weekend’s crunch Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier away to Nigeria. During a media briefing at Football House this morning, Nyirenda has maintained the side that recorded back to back wins over Algeria in the last round of FIFA World […]

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Shonga joins Orlando Pirates

Chipolopolo and Nkwazi forward Justin Shonga has signed for South African giants Orlando Pirates for an undisclosed fee. The young attacker will hope to emulate the likes of Dennis Lota, Isaac Chansa, Perry Mutapa and Collins Mbesuma whose exploits at the Soweto giants remain legendary. The Nkwazi sharp shooter says he would like to emulate […]

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